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Course module: 104681-B-6
104681-B-6
Dutch II for International Students
Course info
Course module104681-B-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch, English
Offered byTilburg University; Language Center; AS: Language Center Dutch; AS: Language Center Dutch;
Is part of-
Contact personJ.P.G.M. Smits
Lecturer(s)
Coordinator course
P.A. van Bielder, MA
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
drs. M.J.W. Brand
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
drs. K. van Heeswijk-Verschueren
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2019
Starting block
SM 1/  SM 2
Course mode
Full-time
Remarks-
Registration openfrom 07/08/2019 11:00 up to and including 21/08/2019 12:00
Aims
This course is a follow-up to Dutch I. In Dutch II, the work started on listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Dutch is continued using topical themes from everyday life. The target level of proficiency is A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Target group:
  • International students who have completed the TiU-course Dutch I or have CEFR A1, or a comparable level. If you haven't taken the Dutch I course at the Language Center, please contact the Student Desk.
Content
Course participants are provided instruction to increase their vocabulary in Dutch in order to be able to understand simple authentic written and spoken Dutch texts. In class, attention is given to training speaking proficiency. Course participants are taught how to express themselves in basic written and spoken Dutch. Furthermore, each participant is required to give two short in-class presentations on material provided in the course web quests, and to submit one written assignment per week. Start.nl deel 2 will be discussed.

Specifics
  • The language of instruction is Dutch
  • Type of instructions: 13 x 3 hour seminar
  • Type of exams: oral exam (20%) and written exam (80%).
  • At the end of the course, you will be able to recognize some of the differences and similarities between the culture of Dutch-speaking countries and your own culture in terms of values, beliefs and behavior.
  • In case of unsatisfactory results, students get a possibility to resit the written exam. The result of the resit counts for 100% as a total grade. There is no resit of the oral exam.
  • In order to be allowed to participate in the final exam, you need to have participated in at least 80% of the classes and to have handed in at least 80% of the writing assignments.
  • Learning a language takes time. Apart from attendance and exam preparation, this course has a course load of about 8 hours per week.
  • The Language Center reserves the right to cancel the course should enrollment numbers prove to be insufficient.
  • Participants must have completed the TiU-course Dutch I or have CEFR A1, or a comparable level. If you haven't taken the Dutch I course at the Language Center, please contact the Student Desk
  • At the end of the course, you will be able to:recognize some of the differences and similarities between the culture of Dutch-speaking countries and your own culture in terms of values, beliefs and behavior.
Books can be ordered on www.studystore.nl
 
Course available for exchange students
Available for all levels
Timetable information
Dutch II for International Students
Required materials
Literature
Books can be ordered on www.studystore.nl Please note that you will need both the book and the online account.
ISBN:9789046903797
Title:Start.nl Deel 2
Author:Katja Verbruggen & Welmoed Hoogvorst
Publisher:Uitgeverij Coutinho
Edition:1
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